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tax

tax

 
 
pronunciation:
taeks
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sum of money levied by government on income, property, or sales and used for its services and administration.
synonyms:
levy
similar words:
duty, excise, impost, surcharge, surtax, tariff
definition 2: a difficult or burdensome obligation; strain.
synonyms:
strain
similar words:
burden, drain, encumbrance, imposition, load, millstone, stress, weight
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: taxed, taxes, taxing
definition 1: to impose a tax on.
similar words:
burden, exact, excise, levy, tariff
definition 2: to demand a tax from.
similar words:
exact
definition 3: to place a difficult or burdensome obligation on.
He taxed his resources beyond endurance.
synonyms:
burden, overburden, overtax, strain, stress
similar words:
encumber, force, overload, saddle, try
definition 4: to censure; accuse; charge.
The court taxed him with the crime of murder.
synonyms:
accuse, censure, charge, criticize, indict, rebuke
similar words:
arraign, blame, impute, reprehend, take to task
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derivations: taxless (adj.), taxingly (adv.), taxer (n.)
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